Disabled people's charity Wheels for Wellbeing will be our guest speakers at online meeting at 7.30pm on Thursday 16 July. Lambeth-based national charity Wheels for Wellbeing will talk about the freedom bikes and safer streets offer many disabled people and the charity's Director, Isabelle Clements, will answer your questions. Get involved and help improve conditions … Continue reading Removing barriers to cycling: disabled people and cycling
We have had a good look at some of the older, established Low Traffic Neighbourhood roads in the Oval triangle area. Without the restrictions it would be a horrible rat run to avoid bits of the Vauxhall one way system - just like Fentiman Road. But Vauxhall Grove and Langley Lane were made one way … Continue reading Older low traffic neighbourhood area shows the way
Safer everyday cycling is already being appreciated on Norwood Road alongside Brockwell Park. A new a wider wand-protected northbound lane now links Brockwell Park Gardens to Rosendale Road.
Nearly two months after it was launched, the Railton area low traffic neighbourhood has been enabling more people to walk and cycle safely. We thought we'd share some of the pictures we've snapped in the area showing the wide variety of people who now feel enabled to cycle (and walk - check the pavements!) and … Continue reading Railton neighbourhood opening roads to people.
Residents in Lambeth's Ferndale ward have received an update confirming the proposed low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) will start on Saturday 18 July. The Ferndale LTN will be the council's third, following ones near the Oval and around Railton Road. Like those the Ferndale LTN will make streets quieter and safer for walking and cycling by … Continue reading Ferndale ward low traffic neighbourhood launched
Are you a confident cyclist willing to help others experience the joy and freedom of cycling? Or a new or returning cyclist feeling nervous about cycling in London? We are starting a new free "bike buddies" scheme in Lambeth, to support more people to take to two (or three) wheels. A Lambeth bike buddies group … Continue reading Bike buddies supporting new and returning cyclists
This week the Railton Road area low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) started. This includes making roads access only with closures at Shakespeare Road and St Matthews road and bus gates along Railton Road itself. Despite some early issues as the scheme beds in, the LTN is already bringing benefits of quieter, healthier and safer streets. When … Continue reading Benefits already showing in Railton neighbourhood
Baylis Road Bus Stop by-pass and new user Our infrastructure lead did a walk through of the completed Baylis Road upgrade scheme with the project manager yesterday and was very impressed with the design and attention to detail. A few highlights below - This wasn't in the original designs. Strictly cycling isn't permitted on this … Continue reading Baylis Road upgrade is complete!
Our meeting this Thursday, 18 June, will look at what next for for low traffic neighbourhoods in Lambeth. Join us online at 7.30pm on Thursday when we will talk about: how we can help more people cyclewhat you can do in your area to support low traffic neighbourhoods. Maybe you're already doing it.what do we … Continue reading What next for low traffic neighbourhoods?
Today residents in the streets around Railton Road, between Brixton and Herne Hill have received letters about the low traffic neighbourhood (LTN) and healthy route coming to the area in about two weeks' time. This is something the council was working on, and we have supported, but has been brought forward in a temporary form … Continue reading Railton area gets low traffic neighbourhood this month